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John McKay

I'm a 25-plus-year radio veteran with a passion for talk radio and democracy. I grew up in Tri-Cities and studied journalism at Whitworth University. I love sports, particularly the Green Bay Packers and NASCAR. I threw hammer and played college ball. I've been at Newstalk since 2005.
Are arlines selling your information to third-party vendors?
Are arlines selling your information to third-party vendors? (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Are Airlines Selling Your Personal Information to Third-Parties?

As if traveling isn't stressful enough, with the TSA clown show,  delayed flights, rate increases, crowded airplanes, and more. Now comes the revelation that many airlines might be potentially making you a target for ID theft.

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Oregon legislators behind gun back round check bill have controversial pasts
Oregon legislators behind gun back round check bill have controversial pasts (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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See The “Dark” Side Of Oregon Anti-Gun Legislators [VIDEO]

As a bill moves through the Oregon legislature that would create universal back round checks for gun sales (similar to I-594 that passed in Washington state), it's interesting to look at the legislators who are pushing the bill.  Some of their activities are rather shocking.

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SWAT team responds to Kennewick apartment
SWAT team responds to Kennewick apartment (City of Kennewick)
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Man Dies After Apartment Standoff in Kennewick – You Heard Details from Police Chief on Newstalk 870

Several law enforcement officers are being called heroes for their role in helping rescue a 7-year-old child and two women from a dangerous standoff early Monday morning in Kennewick.

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Read fine print before accepting, says new State Privacy Officer
Read fine print before accepting, says new State Privacy Officer (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)
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New State Privacy Officer Says “Read Before Clicking I Accept” on Websites

In the wake of the legislature passing a new bill strengthening online consumer protection, the state's new Privacy Officer has some cautions for consumers.

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